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Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, Winter Attempt

Ama Dablam, Winter Attempt. A five-man team from New Zealand led by Geoffrey Gabites, set up Base Camp and Camp I at 4575 and 5430 meters on November 27 and December 1. They climbed up to 6100 meters via the southwest ridge, but on December 14 called off the attempt due to strong winds and bad health of the members.

Kamal K. Guha, Editor, Himavanta